82 Results for author: Charlie Steele

Kummel Cup Golf Competition – 27 Sept 2023

  Ayr Rotary play an annual golf competitoon for the Kummel Cup. The number of members playing golf has decreased over the years, and several were unavailable this year, owing to holidays. So in the end only Paul Williams, Charlie Steele and Euan Lawrence played over Prestwick Golf Club on a decent September ... More

Paul Williams receives prestigious award

On 20 August 2023, Neil Beattie proposed Paul Williams to receive a Paul Harris Award. Here is Neil's speech. Mr President, the Paul Harris Fellowship is the highest honour that a Rotary Club can bestow on a member of the Club or of the public. I wish to make such a nomination tonight. The person I am proposing has ... More

Dr. James Keyene, Uganda

THE MBABAALI MEMORIAL SCHOOL FOR ORPHANS Report by Loudon McAndrew In the present climate where too much of the news is negative, it was a pleasure to welcome Dr. James Keyene to give a presentation on the above orphanage. Dr Keyene is a Rotarian as well as being a Doctor of Divinity and a Bachelor of Education. The ... More

Martin Cheyne, Chair NHS24

On 4 July 2023, we were treated to an excellent presentation by Martin Cheyne, Chair of NHS24. Dr Martin Cheyne retired after working with ICI for over 30 years, 20 which were overseas in various countries.  Since retiring he has had a number of voluntary positions including Chair of Court at Glasgow Caledonian ... More

Savio D’Souza on Sports Injuries

On 30 May 2023 Savio D’Souza, a Rotarian in the Barrhead Club, gave us an interesting talk on sports related injuries. Savio is a senior practitioner at a Glasgow clinic and was able to explain how many joints in the body function. He had various models of the knee, hip, shoulder and foot to help demonstrate what happens ... More

Thanks to our Sponsors!

The Ayr Rotary Charity Golf Day is on Friday 5 May 2023 at Belleisle Golf Course We could not run this day without the generosity of our sponsors. A huge thanks to them all. Main Sponsor: M L Williams, Funeral Directors   Stewart Travel                                   ... More

Donation to Ayrshire Coastal Path

Ayr Rotary have just donated £250 to help with Path development, specifically to buy two metal gates for a recent project at Drumshang. Along with two donations from local rambler groups, this extra money has allowed The Ayrshire Coastal Path to complete the important job of bridge replacement. The ... More

Ayr Rotary Golf Charity Day

Our annual Charity Golf Day is on Friday 5 May 2023 at Belleisle Golf Course. This year our main beneficiaries are The Salvation Army Food Bank and The Gaiety Youth Theatre The Salvation Army Food Bank is a Christian Charity helping people who are struggling to feed themselves and their families. Demand for the ... More

Jewel Charity Curling Bonspiel

Ayr Rotarians travelled to Perth on 15 March 2023, to compete in the Rotary Jewel Charity Bonspiel. We were able to field two rinks, thanks to Alistair Tyre (ex Ayr, now North Berwick) joining us. The day is about Rotary friendship and rasing money for the Matt Murdoch Foundation, which was set up in 2014 to commemorate ... More

Boswell Book Festival in partnership with Ayr Rotary

   Fundraising event for Ukraine, in partnership with Rotary Club of Ayr  Catherine Czerkawska & Lyudmila Proniakina Time and date to be confimred. Ayrshire writer Catherine Czerkawska’s father Julian was the son of a Polish lancer born in 1926 near Lviv in Ukraine, the former Polish city of Lwow, whose ... More